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The Fantasy Bond Defined for Professionals

…An Introduction to The Fantasy Bond with Dr. Lisa Firestone  …

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Terror Management Theory: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. TMT Findings Imply A Better Way To Live Sheldon Solomon talks about Terror Management Theory and the implications of a better way to live. SS: It is important for people to feel that they are of genuine value and that that cannot be accomplished in an interpersonal vacuum. And that all of those things have to start developmentally, from th…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Human Destructiveness: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Human Destructiveness Dr. Sheldon Solomon talks about human destructiveness from a Terror Management Theory perspective. LF: How do you make sense out of human destructiveness coming from a Terror Management Theory perspective? SS: Well, I think the Terror Management Theory view is fairly simple and probably incomple…

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VIDEO: “Everyone’s already enlightened, only they don’t know it.”

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about becoming enlightened. Watch or read the interview below. Woody Allen has this great line where he says that everybody’s already happy, only they don’t know it. You know, and that’s what I say, too. Everyone’s already enlightened, only they don’t know it. And you know when you get in the plane and it’s cloudy and dark and you say, “What an awful day this…

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Lindsay Lohan & The Media’s Take on Suicide

…nform the public about the warning signs of suicide. According to Dr. Lisa Firestone, the following self-destructive behaviors are prominent suicide warning signs: Disrupted Sleep: People who commit suicide often go days or weeks without sleeping. Isolation: A suicidal person pulls away from others, especially close friends and family. They spend more time alone and act as if they do not want to be around anyone. Loss of Interest: People at risk l…

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Division of the Mind: An Online Presentation

…  Every person is divided. Part of us is on our own side optimistic, and confident in our goals and abilities. Another part of us is against ourselves, self-critical, and even self-destructive. In this short presentation, Dr. Lisa Firestone explains this division. Why do we turn against ourselves? What holds us back from being who we really are and accomplishing what we seek to accomplish?  …

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The Act of Loving

…ind ourselves actively involved in being in love rather than losing each other by falling into a passive state of fantasizing about being in love. Read more from Tamsen Firestone in Daring to Love: Move Beyond Fear of Intimacy, Embrace Vulnerability, and Create Lasting Connection…

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Webinar Resources: Why Does Violence Occur and How Can We Prevent It?

…Can We Prevent It?“ To see a full list of upcoming Webinars with Dr. Lisa Firestone, please visit PsychAlive – Upcoming Webinars. * All Webinars are provided by The Glendon Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and enhancing mental health. To support this Webinar series, you can make a donation to The Glendon Association by clicking here. Recommended Books         About James Gilligan, M.D. James Gilligan, M.D., is a Cli…

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The Qualities of an Ideal Relationship

…  Dr. Lisa Firestone discusses the qualities that make for an ideal relationship….

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Complex Forms of PTSD – CE Webinar Resources

…ng Webinars from PsychAlive. Read “Recognizing Complex Trauma” by Dr. Lisa Firestone About Christine Courtois, Ph.D. Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP is a Psychologist in independent practice in Washington, DC where she is the principal of Courtois & Associates, PC. She received her PhD from the University of Maryland in College Park, in 1979. Dr. Courtois is immediate Past-President of Division 56 (Psychological Trauma) of the American Psychologi…

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